Manager (Audits & Inspections)

£60000 - £70000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Oxford, Oxfordshire
  1. Quality Assurance, Auditing

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Hobson Prior are working with a world-wide biopharmaceutical company who are currently recruiting for a Manager (Audits & Inspections) to join them on a permanent basis in Oxford. As the Manager you will lead and participate in various types of GCP/GLP compliance audits for the organisation's development programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct/support GCP/GLP compliance audits of clinical investigator sites, service providers and internal system/process audits in accordance with the annual audit plan to determine compliance status and identify compliance risks.
  • Co-operate with clinical compliance leads to identify audit needs and follow up post-audit activities to ensure appropriate implementation of CAPA and monitoring successful completion of action items.
  • Prepare audit reports and communicate audit findings to audit stakeholders as well as R&D Quality Management ensuring understanding of observations.
  • Assist in managing and training external auditors ensuring compliance with the organisation's auditing standards and procedures.
  • Provide pertinent data to support quality and compliance metrics and trending.
  • You will assist in the planning of clinical quality audit programs.
  • Develop and maintain study specific audit plans and audit certificates.
  • Participate in strategic planning of organizational activities, as required.
  • Support inspection management lead to maintain R&D inspection readiness at times.
  • Partake in regulatory agency inspection activities pertinent to R&D.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and work efficiently in a fast-paced culture.
  • Strong and clear understanding of Good Clinical Practices.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable global regulatory requirements.
  • Must be disciplined, detail orientated and excel in personal time management.


  • Bachelor's Degree in business or Life sciences is required, advance degree is preferred.
  • Industry certification in Quality Assurance is preferred but not required.
  • You will have a minimum of 5 years pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience in performing audits and participating in regulatory inspections.
  • GCP audit experience is required, GVP and GLP experience is valuable but is not essential.
  • Knowledge/understanding of the perspectives of regulatory agencies.
  • Domestic and international travel is required.

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